HR 2141

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 2141

To promote optimal maternity outcomes by making evidence-based maternity care a national priority, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 3, 2011

Ms. ROYBAL-ALLARD introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To promote optimal maternity outcomes by making evidence-based maternity care a national priority, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

TITLE I--HHS FOCUS ON THE PROMOTION OF OPTIMAL MATERNITY CARE

`Sec. 229A. Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Promotion of Optimal Maternity Outcomes.

TITLE II--RESEARCH AND DATA COLLECTION ON MATERNITY CARE

TITLE III--ENHANCEMENT OF A GEOGRAPHICALLY, RACIALLY, AND ETHNICALLY DIVERSE INTERDISCIPLINARY MATERNITY WORKFORCE

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

TITLE I--HHS FOCUS ON THE PROMOTION OF OPTIMAL MATERNITY CARE

SEC. 101. ADDITIONAL FOCUS AREA FOR THE OFFICE ON WOMEN'S HEALTH.

SEC. 102. INTERAGENCY COORDINATING COMMITTEE ON THE PROMOTION OF OPTIMAL MATERNITY OUTCOMES.

`SEC. 229A. INTERAGENCY COORDINATING COMMITTEE ON THE PROMOTION OF OPTIMAL MATERNITY OUTCOMES.

SEC. 103. CONSUMER EDUCATION CAMPAIGN.

SEC. 104. BIBLIOGRAPHIC DATABASE OF SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS FOR CARE OF CHILDBEARING WOMEN AND NEWBORNS.

TITLE II--RESEARCH AND DATA COLLECTION ON MATERNITY CARE

SEC. 201. MATERNITY CARE HEALTH PROFESSIONAL SHORTAGE AREAS.

SEC. 202. EXPANSION OF CDC PREVENTION RESEARCH CENTERS PROGRAM TO INCLUDE CENTERS ON OPTIMAL MATERNITY OUTCOMES.

SEC. 203. EXPANDING MODELS TO BE TESTED BY CENTER FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID INNOVATION TO INCLUDE MATERNITY CARE MODELS.

TITLE III--ENHANCEMENT OF A GEOGRAPHICALLY, RACIALLY, AND ETHNICALLY DIVERSE INTERDISCIPLINARY MATERNITY WORKFORCE

SEC. 301. DEVELOPMENT OF INTERDISCIPLINARY MATERNITY CARE PROVIDER CORE CURRICULA.

SEC. 302. INTERDISCIPLINARY TRAINING OF MEDICAL STUDENTS, RESIDENTS, AND STUDENT MIDWIVES IN ACADEMIC HEALTH CENTERS.

SEC. 303. LOAN REPAYMENTS FOR MATERNAL CARE PROFESSIONALS.

SEC. 304. GRANTS TO PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS TO INCREASE DIVERSITY IN MATERNITY CARE PROFESSIONALS.

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